Today’s Campaign Update
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
Take that, CNN and NBC! – ABC News, desperate to gain its footing in the race to produce the fakest of all the fake news in the #fakenews universe, decided to just chuck it all on Wednesday and run news so fake that even some at CNN were embarrassed by it. In the middle of the networks fake coverage of a real meeting at the White House, ABC’s chyron ran a blaring note claiming “Manafort Pleads Guilty to 5 Charges of Manslaughter”.
Obviously, Paul Manafort did not plead guilty to manslaughter or anything else for that matter, and so the obviously intentionally faked-up chyron message created a bit of a stir. ABC and its apologists – like Josh Feldman at Mediaite, tried to laugh it all off as a “malfunction” or a “glitch,” but it was obviously neither of those. It’s hard to understand why ABC News thinks pulling such a stunt does it any good, other than gaining some temporary attention its fading newscasts are no longer able to garner, but pull the stunt they did. Weird.
From our ICYMI File… – In case you missed the news on Tuesday, Starbucks announced it will be closing 150 of its corporate-owned stores across the country this year, most of them in “densely populated metro areas.” This announcement comes bare weeks after the company announced its idiotic policy allowing anyone, anyone at all, to come in and hang out in their stores and use the restrooms regardless of whether they buy anything or not.
Oh, hey, guess where the homeless and vagrants and drug addicts tend to hang out in most of our large cities? Would that be in “densely populated metro areas?” Cause, meet effect.
Hey, it’s not a conspiracy “theory” when the conspiracy is standing there slapping you in your idiotic face. – Liberals who are not capable of making a cogent argument (that would be all liberals) have grown fond of labeling anyone who notes the reality that there was an anti-Trump cabal working within the DOJ and FBI throughout 2016 to fix the election and well into 2017 to attempt to hinder the duly-elected President of the United States as “conspiracy theorists.”
The term “conspiracy theory” did not even really exist in the American lexicon until the early 1950s, when then-CIA Director Allen Dulles began using it to demean anyone who alleged that the CIA had played a role in several coup d’etats in various third world countries. Of course, those allegations were absolutely true, but the CIA’s many embeds in the national news media at the time were more than happy to deploy the tactic at Dulles’ bidding, and the tactic came in very handy following the assassination of John F. Kennedy as well. Documents related to that assassination released last fall 54 years after the fact reveal that, in November 1963, the CIA admitted to having more than 40 such media embeds working for it.
That was, of course, at a time in which our “national news media” consisted basically of ABC, CBS, NBC, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Associated Press and United Press International. Throw in Time, Life, Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report, and you’ve pretty much captured it all.
Now, fast forward 55 years, to 2018, and our exponentially-expanded media universe. Then, recognize the enormous expansion of the number and size of the federal government’s intelligence agencies, including the counter-intelligence division of the FBI, where FBI Super Duper Agent and Aspiring Latin Lover Peter Strzok presided throughout the years in question, and played the lead role in basically every questionable investigation.
If the CIA alone had more than 40 operatives embedded in a media establishment that in 1963 essentially consisted of 11 major news outlets, think of how many such embeds our 18 or so intelligence agencies have active in such a vastly expanded fake news media universe. The thought is literally breathtaking.
Given that likely reality, the fake news media’s coverage – or lack thereof – of the obvious massive conspiracy that was germinated at the highest levels of the Obama Administration (note that the “highest level” of any administration is the President himself), that we now know was formally authorized by John Brennan at the CIA, and was coordinated by the cabal within the DOJ and FBI not only comes as no surprise, it is exactly what one would expect from a compromised media establishment. (Man, is that a great run-on sentence, or what?)
Indeed, one of the most fascinating findings of the report on the Clinton email scandal by DOJ IG Michael Horowitz was the careful documentation of more than 300 outright bribes made to a multitude of FBI personnel by fake news media outlets. The IG report includes a great graphic which describes the incestuous bribe/influence network that existed between the FBI and various fake news media outlets throughout the faked-up Clinton probe.
And hey, it’s been just a little over a week since we discovered that a reporter for the New York Times was literally sleeping with a senior staffer for the utterly corrupt Senate Intelligence Committee so she could obtain classified information illegally.
So yes, there was a conspiracy, and there is no doubt about it. Even worse, it is very likely that, between Rod Rosenstein, Robert Mueller and his gang of thugs, the anti-Trump conspiracy remains ongoing, though probably not for a whole lot longer.
Even worse than that for the health of our country, the fake news media are not innocent bystanders merely engaging in biased reporting on this conspiracy, they’ve been active participants in it and are still doing their best to cover it all up.
Now that, friends, is a conspiracy.
Just another day in it’s all going to come out in the end America.
That is all.
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